SOSC 1510 Chapter Notes -Equal Pay For Equal Work, United Automobile Workers, Canadian Union Of Public Employees

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Introduction: wal-mart, wal-mart is the world"s largest corporation. It lost the case on a legal technicality: national hockey league players" association. In july 2005, the longest labour dispute in the history of professional sports ended when the. National hockey league players association reaches a new collective agreement with the team owners: powerful players unions are part of professional team sports. It was the team owners who :locked out the players by cancelling he nhl season: the union wanted to preserve a free market for salaries. Industrial relations is defined as the power of control over work relations- a process that especially involves unions. In some respects, unions function as managers of discontent: unions in canada and other capitalist societies channel the complaints of workers into a carefully regulated dispute-resolution system, unions operate in always that contribute to the maintenance of capitalism. The economic impact of unions: unionized workers earn about 10 percent more than nonunion workers do.

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